01. We had a [simple] meal of soup and a sandwich.
02. The arithmetic test was really [simple], and everyone passed.
03. He looks a bit [simple], but he's actually very smart.
04. He tried to explain what happened in [simple] English.
05. The [simplicity] of the idea appealed to everyone.
06. [Simplicity] is very important in software programs. They should be easy for everyone to use.
07. Immigration is trying to [simplify] the rules for refugees to get into the country.
08. The book has been [simplified] somewhat for non-native readers.
09. To say that school uniforms prevent children from teasing others who don't have nice clothes is a somewhat [simplistic] viewpoint.
10. The suggestion that all drugs are bad is quite [simplistic]. Coffee is a drug, but most people seem to think it's okay to drink it once in a while.
11. I explained the grammar rule as [simply] as I could, but many students were still confused.
12. Our neighbor's son hurt his head in a car accident, and now he's a little [simple].
13. All life on our planet began as a [simple] single cell organism.
14. You can repair your bicycle with a few [simple] tools.
15. Vijay Singh is [simply] the best golfer in the world today.
16. She looked [simply] gorgeous in her new dress.
17. I'm just a [simple] English teacher. I don't understand politics.
18. The flowers in your garden are [simply] beautiful!
19. You are overweight [simply] because you never do any exercise.
20. She doesn't make many mistakes in her writing, but she only uses very [simple] sentences.
21. Layla was dressed in a [simple] blouse and skirt for the party.
22. We had a very [simple] wedding; in fact, we got married in our living room.
23. Napoleon took 14,000 French decrees, and [simplified] them into a unified set of seven laws.
24. There have been numerous calls to [simplify] and standardize the spelling of the Portuguese language.
25. Mainland China has [simplified] Chinese characters somewhat, whereas Taiwan continues to use the old system.
26. Taoism considers the social world to be artificial and dishonest, and advocates a return to [simplicity] and harmony with the natural world.
27. Plato once observed that beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on [simplicity].
28. It is the female lion who does more than 90 percent of the hunting, while the male is afraid to risk his life, or [simply] prefers to rest.
29. The [simple] act of walking requires the use of 200 muscles in the human body.
30. A Chinese proverb notes that to know how to do it is [simple]; the difficulty is in doing it.
31. Jim Horning once noted that nothing is as [simple] as we hope it will be.
32. Hannah Green once remarked that health is not [simply] the absence of sickness.
33. Elizabeth Seaton once advised, "Live [simply] that others might [simply] live."
34. Sometime after the classical age of Ancient Greece, a reaction against technical complexities resulted in the [simplification] of Greek music.

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